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And, as always, if you have more fuel to throw on […]
Here are 9 apps to try if you want to learn something new every day. (Thanks, Evy!) I signed up for the second, Blinkist, where you can read or listen to thousands of 15-minute non-fiction book digests ($6.67/month after free trial); and the ninth, Duolingo, where I’m already having fun with Russian and Spanish […]
Conventional wisdom says that the middle is disappearing from American politics: The Republicans have moved far to the right, the Democrats far to the left, and woe to any moderate voters looking for […]
Ummm . . . yes? Which is why you might consider:
America Is Living James Madison’s Nightmare. “The Founders,” Jeffrey Rosen writes, “designed a government that would resist mob rule. They didn’t anticipate how strong the mob could become.” Is our democracy dying?
2. How Democracies Die, by Steven Levitsky and […]
I find myself at TeaParty.org from time to time — I get a lot of mail from Steve Scalise worried that the Democrats will take back the House (and cost him his possible speakership), and from right-wing groups (unless they’re KGB sites — who knows?) like Prepared Patriots and The Daily Conspiracy with headlines like […]
Yesterday, I promoted some great protest signs. Here are some great chalkboard quotes, from a gas station in South Africa. (And only a couple concern alcohol: “Stop trying to make everybody happy — you’re not tequila.” “If you have to choose between drinking wine every day or being skinny, which would you choose? Red […]
HOW ABOUT AN AWARDS SHOW FOR THE BEST PROTEST SIGNS?
Among my favorites:
TRUMPCARE. IT’S LIKE TRUMP UNIVERSITY BUT YOU DIE.
IF THE PRESIDENT DOESN’T […]
Run, don’t walk to rent Active Measures on iTunes — just released ($3.95). Trump really is Putin’s puppet. He has laundered billions of dollars of Russian oligarch/mafia money, beginning in 1984. Putin’s attack on our democracy put him in the White House — and is ongoing. You have to watch this today. You may find yourself […]
But first . . .
Here’s an idea: why don’t Bob Corker, Ben Sasse, and Jeff Flake switch parties for the final three months of their Senate service, and save their country?
“We’re so proud of the Republican ideals we’ve long espoused, but one of those ideals is fairness. It’s not fair to have denied […]
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Probably the greatest harm done by vast wealth is the harm that we of moderate means do ourselves when we let the vices of envy and hatred enter deep into our own natures.~Teddy Roosevelt, 1902
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